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6th December 2010 – Freezing Fog E1
Wildfowl and Waders
The island was enveloped in freezing fog for much of the day producing low visibility and freezing temperatures. A flock of 30 pale-bellied Brent Geese, 70 Pintail and a Greenshank appeared out of the gloom
The flock of 60 Twite were seen and 3 Rock Pipit fed along the tideline with 30 Skylark and 15 Reed Bunting. At least 4 Little Egret remain.
Late News
A Leatherback Turtle was seen offshore from a boat transferring staff to the wind farms on 2nd September 2010.
Leatherback Turtle and a frozen Walney at midday!